A manifesto for our beloved national landmark, after the flames.
Backed by advertising giant Wieden & Kennedy, On She Goes already has a lot going on.
Kings of the North?
Caught wild in Alaskan waters, Oregon hatchery salmon help bring a struggling fishery back to health.
Julia Olson's clients? The kids who will have to live through it.
As he nears 80, Smith—easily one of the city's most technically skilled painters—confronts race with sardonic humor and fantastic beauty.
Veggie Love: Vegan Victory
Our city is America’s meat-free Shangri-la, built one vegan cronut and jackfruit wrap at a time.
Forty years ago, a basketball team and a city became one.
The Oregon politician was a low-key liberal on the Senate’s back benches. Then came Trump.
OBT was all but pronounced dead near the start of the decade. Now, very much alive, it forges ahead into a bold, ambitious future.
Portlander Jamie Shupe is the first person in the US to be legally recognized as nonbinary.
When Kenneth Medenbach joined the Malheur takeover, he had years of experience battling the federal government.
A trailblazing AIDS researcher. The future of weed. A hidden gorge. The illegal wildlife trade. A radical theory about Portland's origin story. Here are 12 of our best in-depth stories from the past year.
Portland Monthly Staff
From Native American trail to car mall, the Burnside-Sandy axis has seen a crime-stained past.
Culture Cheat Sheet: Essay
Almost famous is just fine by us.
Make no mistake: we’re part of the world’s poaching and smuggling epidemic. Meet the Portland investigator battling it.
A radical vision of the Constitution and who really owns public lands will be with us for a long time.
Thirty years ago, Neil Goldschmidt took on Norma Paulus for governor—and the race became a turning point for politics in Oregon.
With a brilliant new coach, a wild style of play, and long odds, the Vikings set sail on a new era. But does anyone, like, care?
Archaeologist Loren Davis has a radical theory about when (and where) humans first arrived on our continent.
In the 1980s glory days of audacious deals and bold schemes, Rob Strasser was the big man on campus.